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RATINGS: 877   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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A witbier bursting with good karma. Made with dried organic orange slices, fresh-cut lemongrass and a bit of coriander, this Belgian-style white beer is a great thirst quencher. Namaste was originally brewed at our pub in Rehoboth Beach with our Italian friend Leo from Birra del Borgo. It was a tribute to our friends at 3 Fonteinen brewery in Belgium, who had devastating production loss (1/3 of their annual production) in 2009.


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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
spjensen (97) - Davis, California, USA - JUN 29, 2013
Pour at Davis Beer Shoppe. Quite an impressive take on the Belgium white. Slight lemon aromas


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ebone1988 (1371) - Dearborn, Michigan, USA - SEP 15, 2016
Aroma is peppery, orange peel, citrus, wheat, coriander. Appearance is light light straw yellow, white head, hazyish. Taste is peppery, spices, wheat, a sweetness, citrus, decent. Mouthfeel is light body, light crisp carbonation, peppery wheat aftertaste. Overall, it’s definitely crushable, even for a style I usually pass.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
altonbrownd (5628) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - AUG 30, 2016
Bottle from Chevy Chase Wine and Liquor. Bold golden body with big, fast-receding head. Nose is lemon, citrus, floral, mangos, spices. Taste is similar of floral, mango, lemongrass for sure, spices. Creamy, light finish.

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jzinpgh (1) - Oakmont, Alabama, USA - AUG 28, 2016 does not count
Great summertime beer. Pleasant start with a sirprising finish. Not too heavy, but with a quality balance usually only found in heavier stock.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tognetta (716) - São Paulo, BRAZIL - AUG 25, 2016
Amarelo claro pálido de leve turbidez, espuma branca de boa formação e média persistência. No aroma cítrico misto de limão e laranja, menos coentro que a maioria das wit. Paladar de leve dulçor e nenhum amargor. Corpo leve acima da média para l estilo, positivamente, média carbonatação. Final de amargor mais citrico do que o cereal e dulçor esperados, média persistência. Bom encontrar variações em um estilo tão repetitivo.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JPDIPSO (5597) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 25, 2016
Pale straw color with a moderate, white head. The lemon and citric peel hold the most attention in the nose. Hints of dough, pale wheat and malt. With a little more effort I do catch a bit of coriander and lavender. Light sweet malt in the front that lead to mild citrus. A touch sharp in the middle with bitter orange peel. A decent wit, but the sharpness distracts. A good effort on a delicate, difficult style. 8/10

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
crajun (1174) - , Texas, USA - AUG 20, 2016
bottle to glass. light; refreshing; easy going down. some light citrus, lemongrass, light yeast; bubbles.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MBlessing (859) - Württemberg, GERMANY - AUG 4, 2016
Helles trübes gelb schaum ok, Geruch fruchtig würzig, der Geschmack hält absolut was es verspricht jede einzelne zutat ist im laufe des trinken deutlich zu schmecken, wobei sich der koriander besonders im Mittelteil der Pfeffer im Abgang zeigen, die fruchtigkeit begleitet durchgehend, diese bier is schon was feines aber hat auch kante!

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
drjoeng (857) - SINGAPORE - AUG 3, 2016
4.8%ABV. witbier. Poured out light gold. slightly cloudy. 4ºSRM. Nose has sweet creamed corn aroma. Slight phenol in the nose. Light lemon juice aroma. Mouthfeel is watery. Palate is wheat malt and Hefeweizen in character. There is bread crumb, raw crouton, raw flour and dough. No hops. Very brief citrus peel in the finish. Beery.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PanMarek (241) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 27, 2016
Complex nose, floral wheat with touches of coriander and pepper and a malty finish. Pours cloudy golden with thick white foam. Medium body with moderate active fizz. The wheat and spice dominate the taste with the malt in the background in a good balance. The orange flavor is subtle and comes out after several sips The finish is dry and crisp. Sampled at Pittsburgh Big Pour 2015.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerInHeaven (375) - Brillion, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 17, 2016
pours a clear straw gold with a light snow white head. Spicy aroma of coriander. lively mouth, good carbonation. Sweetish taste with some coriander spice coming through. hint of lemon as well. sweetish follow through. Easy drinking.


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